Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1937. First Edition. "This scenario is directly inspired by a phantasy called "The House of Incest," written by Anais Nin" (from dedication page). The frontispiece, featuring a bizarre etching by Rattner, is often found lacking. Shifreen & Jackson A13; Pearson A-48. Item #4065
One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.194. Octavo (26cm); publisher's unbound signatures laid into semi-soft gray wrappers, with titles stamped in red on front cover (price of 40 Frs. on front flap); folding frontispiece by Abraham Rattner, ,9-,pp. Contents are fresh and Fine; dustjacket shows a shallow triangular loss at lower left corner of front panel, with a 3.5" split at upper spine; Very Good+. Lacking the clear wax paper jacket noted in Shifreen & Jackson.